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Maggie the Scottish Highland heifer is a new addition to Suson farm.

Meet Maggie, the latest resident of the Suson Park farm

May 9, 2021

St. Louis County has announced that there's a new member of the Suson farm family at Suson Park. Visitors can now welcome Maggie the Scottish Highland heifer, pictured above and in a gallery below. The...

GALLERY: Making the makerspace

May 3, 2021

Kennerly Elementary has a new makerspace as of the start of this year, with help from the Lindbergh Foundation. To date this school year, the foundation has awarded $14,903.58 to Lindbergh teachers and...

The entrance to the Concord Farmers Club, 10140 Concord School Road, with Sperreng Middle School in the background.

Lindbergh buys the Concord Farmers Club

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 28, 2021

Lindbergh Schools and the Concord Farmers Club have reached an agreement for the district to purchase the Farmers Club property located at 10140 Concord School Road. This property will provide Lindbergh...

Members of the board that funded the YMCA updates include, from left to right, CEO Tim Helm, Executive Director Jeni Koenigsfeld, Larry Felton, Tim Emert, Dan Pogue and Vice President Matt Clark.

South County YMCA facility renovations reinvest in community, adding amenities

April 28, 2021

The South County YMCA is celebrating $1.25 million in renovations, which were officially unveiled at a ribbon-cutting in March.  “The Y serves as a hub where non-profits, for-profits, schools,...

Above is a rendering of the 100-acre proposed redevelopment 'Tesson Ridge,' consisting of more than 100 single-family homes and villas, a 210-unit apartment complex and 8 acres of commercial sites.

Mixed-use development proposed for 100 acres of MetLife’s campus

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 26, 2021

An in-person town hall will be held this week at the MetLife campus in South County about a proposed mixed-use development at the 100-acre site that would include two new subdivisions with more than 170...

PHOTOS: Mass site opens in South County

April 13, 2021

St. Louis County held its first mass vaccination event in South County Saturday, April 3, at South Technical High School in Sunset Hills. Around 2,340 vaccine doses were administered at the event, with...

The Crestwood Board of Aldermen meeting had some special guests in 2019, when the city presented St. Louis Blues mascot Louie and Bob Plager, one of the franchise’s first players, with a proclamation honoring the Blues and their Stanley Cup-winning season. ‘The whole city of Crestwood was pulling for you, the whole St. Louis region was pulling for you,’ said Mayor Grant Mabie, above left, as he presentedLouie and Plager with a copy of the proclamation at the Aug. 27 meeting.

PHOTOS: Remembering Bob Plager’s 2019 visit to South County

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 2, 2021

St. Louisans are recalling decades of fond memories after St. Louis Blues hockey legend Bob Plager, 78, died last week. Plager died Wednesday, March 24, when his vehicle collided with another vehicle...

Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road in Crestwood, appears set to be the first dispensary to open in South County, with its website promoting a grand opening April 8. As of Thursday, April 1, the dispensary appeared to be open for a soft opening.

Marijuana dispensaries are opening soon in South County

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

The first medical marijuana dispensaries in South County are racing to open this month just in time for 4/20. Crestwood’s Captiva Healing Dispensary, 9933 Watson Road, appears set to be the first dispensary...

The Affton School District held a vaccination event for its teachers and other staff members the first day teachers were eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 15. Other school districts like Mehlville and Lindbergh have also hosted events to vaccinate their staff.

PHOTOS: School districts vaccinate their teachers

March 31, 2021

Most South County school districts have held COVID-19 vaccination events for their teachers and school staff now that that they’re eligible for the shot. The Mehlville, Lindbergh, Affton, Fox and Rockwood...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Supporters of Mehlville’s ‘Proposition S’ make case for first bond issue since ‘92

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S on the ballot Tuesday, April 6 are hoping the school district’s voters  do something they haven’t done since 1992 — approve a bond issue. Proposition...

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